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Coronavirus: Karnataka’s Dakshina Kannada, Dharwad districts to be under lockdown

 After Bengaluru, the Karnataka government has reimposed lockdown in Dakshina Kannada, Dharwad districts on Monday


Coronavirus Karnatakas Dakshina Kannada Dharwad districts to be under lockdown
Bengaluru, First Published Jul 13, 2020, 4:18 PM IST
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Bengaluru: Dakshina Kannada and Dharwad districts will be under lockdown from Wednesday night (July 15) for a week amid rising cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

The decision was announced by Dakshina Kannada district in-charge minister Kota Sreenivas Poojary, who requested residents to stock-up essentials.

Dakshin Kannada will witness tough measures in the district from July 15-22.

The district has reported 492 COVID-19 cases and 11 deaths in the last three days. A total of 186 coronavirus cases were confirmed Saturday, taking the number of infections in the district so far to 2,034.

Meanwhile, after a surge in coronavirus cases, Dharwad district will be under lockdown from July 15 till July 24.

A complete lockdown will be imposed in the entire district from 10 pm on July 15 to 8 pm on July 24, confirmed district in-charge minister Jagadish Shettar.

He also urged people to not forget about social distancing and maintaining hygiene while at home during lockdown.

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